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radioactive iodine
number one choice for gaves or other thyrotoxicosis
thioamides, propylthiouracil, methimazole
inhibits thyroid peroxidase (depletes stored), inhibits peripheral conversion to T3, used prior to radioactive or during pregnancy
sodium iodide
thyrotoxic crisis, inhibits thyroid release
potassium iodide
prevents uptake of radioactive iodide uptake in accident. Protective for 24hrs
thyroid storm
use thioamide, BB, Ca block first then sodium iodine
levothyroxine
T4, cretinism and myxedema, increased dose needed for children and pregnancy, lessen dose (interferes with TBG binding) NSAIDS, phenytoin, diazepam
liothyronine
T3, myxedema coma